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Ellis, McCray spark Austin Peay past Tennessee Tech 48-20

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Draylen Ellis passed for 345 yards and four touchdowns - all four of them to freshman Drae McCray - and Austin Peay breezed to a 48-20 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday.

Ellis and McCray connected for a 73-yard score just 24 seconds into the second quarter and then hooked up for a 22-yard TD with 5 seconds left before halftime as the Governors (6-5, 4-2 Ohio Valley Conference) took a 24-13 lead into intermission. Ellis hit McCray for a 36-yard TD - the only score of the third quarter - and found him again for a 47-yard TD just 51 seconds into the final quarter for a 38-13 lead.

Ellis completed 16 of 27 passes for Austin Peay. McCray finished with seven catches for 237 yards. Ahmaad Tanner ran for 93 yards and two scores on 13 carries.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: D. Ellis2623
Passing TDs: D. Ellis19
Rushing Yards: A. Tanner813
Rushing TDs: A. Tanner11
Receiving Yards: D. Mccray872
Receiving TDs: D. Mccray8
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at Chattanooga W 30 - 20
9/11 at 20 Ole Miss L 17 - 54
9/18 vs. Morehead State W 59 - 35
9/25 at Eastern Kentucky L 27 - 35
10/2 vs. Tennessee State L 22 - 24
10/9 vs. Southeast Missouri State L 14 - 30
10/23 at Murray State W 47 - 6
10/30 at UT Martin L 16 - 17
11/6 vs. Eastern Illinois W 42 - 26
11/13 at Tennessee State W 36 - 7
11/20 vs. Tennessee Tech W 48 - 20
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
16 Tennessee-Martin 5-1 10-2
Southeast Missouri State 4-2 4-7
Austin Peay 4-2 6-5
Tennessee State 3-3 5-6
Murray State 3-3 6-5
Eastern Illinois 1-5 1-10
Tennessee Tech 1-5 3-8
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4618 (25)
Passing Yards: 2999 (17)
Rushing Yards: 1619 (56)
Points per game: 32.5 (22)
Yards per game: 419.8 (22)
Touchdowns: 42 (24)
Field Goals: 14 (22)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3934 (51)
Passing Yards: 2302 (45)
Rushing Yards: 1632 (54)
Points per game: 24.9 (41)
Yards per game: 357.6 (48)
Touchdowns: 33 (42)
Field Goals: 9 (48)
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